Is Sony RX0 the new GoPro killer?

Action cameras; those cute little gadgets which takes beating at unimaginable locations to give us different images which are not possible by big cameras. So far GoPro has been leading the market but the new release by Sony could be the next best thing to have in your riding kit. The new RX0 packs high-end photo and video capabilities into a pint-sized action camera body. The camera itself measures 2.38×1.63×1.19″ (61×40.6×30.5mm) and weighs just 110.6 g. It’s has a durable build that’s waterproof (down to 33ft/10m), shockproof (from drops of…

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10 enthralling moments of 2017

All the spills and thrills from a captivating UCI Mountain Bike World Cup series. 1 – Belomoina hints at new era in cross-country – Albstadt XCO, May 28 Ukrainian Yana Belomoina had never before won a World Cup race but in searing temperatures in Germany, the 24-year-old gave a hint to potential future dominance with the victory. It proved to be one of three wins in four straight events, Belomoina also finishing on the podium in the other subsequent remaining races of the season. 2 – Atherton dislocates shoulder – Fort William DHI, June…

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Szymon Godziek extends repertoire

Slopestyle star Szymon Godziek is dazzling audiences once again with his unique style after nailing another world first trick. On a custom built track he performed a backflip in the superman position while holding the seat with only one hand. Godziek also showcased a spectacular backflip over the Tour de Pologne peloton on a road bike earlier in August and his new video displays yet more legendary action. The freestyle rider said: “There were so many takes of my backflip tsunami at Red Bull District Ride, I thought it was worth developing…

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Video: Weekend Slayer | Episode 1 – Vancouver Island

Presented by Kali Protectives You’ll feel like you were right there with us, shredding Vancouver Island with Darren Berrecloth, Mark Matthews, Evan McCurrie and Jordie Lunn. We shred their favourite trials, secret stunts, fresh singletrack, and local jumps. Produced by Eric Lawrenuk Filmed by Kaz Yamamura Music provided by local bands and friends  

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Top 5 Freeride Bikes from early 2000

Downhill and Freeride Mountain bikes have come a long way with space age technology and whacky designs that will make you go big and faster than ever. The early 2000 saw major progression in the freeride scene with riders like Robbie Bourdon, Steve Romaniuk and more who stoked the globe with their Go Big or Go Home attitude. The bikes used by these icons may not be as fancy as what you get today, but they were something we all wanted. Here are our top picks for the best FR…

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Video: INSIGHT – Secrets of Darkfest | Webisode 1

Secrets of DarkFEST, a film that delves into the trials and tribulations of creating one of the world’s craziest and most gnarly mountain bike (MTB) events Pure Darkness: DarkFEST. The narrative revolves around MTB hero and project mastermind Sam Reynolds. The film is co-produced with Monster Energy.

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Event Alert: Red Bull District Ride 2017

  This course is a beast! The legendary event Red Bull District Ride will see 20 world-class slopestyle athletes battle it out in the old town of Nuremberg on September 1-2. The riders will have to come to terms with the challenging course designed by Martin Söderström and send the biggest tricks they have up their sleeves to have a chance for the win. Castle Drop District Riders will need courage and precision right out of the gate with a 5m-high drop from the wall of the medieval Kaiserburg castle.…

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In memory of Jason McRoy

Today we celebrate the rad life of mountain biking legend, British Cycling Hall of Fame inductee and UK National downhill champion Jason McRoy. Born on Nov 26, 1971; McRoy developed an early love of cycling which gave him a big success in BMX racing. After recovering from a knee injury Jason McRoy first tried downhill mountain bike racing at age 17 and surprised the mountain biking industry with his style and wins in various races. McRoy became a worldwide celebrity after taking second place in Mammoth Kamikaze race in 1993,…

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